Afghan interior ministry following a press release on Saturday announced at least 6 armed militants were killed and injured following Afghan police operations during the past 24 hours.

The source further added, at least 4 insurgents were also detained during the operations.

The militants were killed, injured and detained in five seperate military operations conducted by Afghan police in conjunction with the Afghan army, Afghan intelligence and coalition security forces, interior ministry officials said.

The operations were conducted at Kabul, Nangarhar, Baghlan, Helmand and Badghis provinces of Afghanistan, killing at least 4 insurgents, injuring 2 others and 4 insurgents were detained.

Afghan security forces also seized some weapons and ammunitions including explosives during the operations.

In separate military operations Afghan police forces seized 9 improvised explosive devices and 130 kilograms of explosives at Kunduz, Kandahar, Herat, Ghazni and Farah provinces of Afghanistan.

In another incident in northern Baghlan province an insurgent who wanted to plant a roadside bomb under a culvert in central lBaaghlan district was killed.

Gen. Amir Gul district chief for central Baghlan district said, the incident took place late Friday night.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the reports.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.